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Springsteen, Jay-Z, Timberlake, Swift Sign On for Haiti Telethon

Bruce Springsteen, Jay-Z, Taylor Swift

Bruce Springsteen, Jay-Z, Bono and The Edge, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Keith Urban, Jennifer Hudson, and Alicia Keys are among the heavy hitters participating in Friday's "Hope for Haiti" telethon.

Find out who else will be featured.

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Wyclef Jean Defends Charity, Calls for Evacuation of Haitian Capital

Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jean defended his charity and called for an evacuation of Haiti's capital, The Associated Press reported.

Wyclef Jean's plea for urgent earthquake relief in Haiti: "We must act now"

"Port-au-Prince is a morgue," Jean said during a New York City press conference. With tears running down his face, the Haitian-born music star recounted his recent trip to his homeland, where he collected the corpses of small children and adults from the streets.

"We need to migrate at least 2 million people," Jean said. "I give you my word, if I tell them to go, they will go. But they need somewhere to go to."

MTV plans "Hope for Haiti" telethon

During the conference Monday, Jean also defended his charity, Yele Haiti Foundation, which recently came under fire by The Smoking Gun for its practices.

"Have we made mistakes before? Yes. Did I ever use Yele money for personal benefit? ... read more

MTV Plans "Hope for Haiti" Telethon

George Clooney, Wyclef Jean

MTV will present "Hope for Haiti," a telethon that will be simulcast on numerous networks Jan. 22 at 8/7c.

Celebrities encouraging donations for Haitian relief efforts

The two-hour, commercial-free special — on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, BET, the CW, HBO, MTV, VH1 and CMT — will be headlined by ... read more

Celebrities Encouraging Donations for Haitian Relief Efforts

George Clooney

Celebrities are pitching in to encourage aid to Haiti following the massive earthquake that hit the Caribbean island nation earlier this week.

Wyclef Jean's plea for urgent earthquake relief in Haiti: "We must act now"

George Clooney and MTV are working together to stage a telethon for Haitian earthquake relief, The Associated Press reports. Though the roster of celebrities that will participate ... read more

Wyclef Jean's Plea for Urgent Earthquake Relief in Haiti: "We Must Act Now"

Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jean is pleading for people to "act now" to help victims of the devastating 7.0 Haitian earthquake, which officials feared could leave thousands dead.

"Haiti today faced a natural disaster of unprecedented proportion, an earthquake unlike anything the country has ever experienced," the Haitian-American music star wrote on his blog. "I cannot stress enough what a human disaster this is, and idle hands will only make this ...
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